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ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 328, 427, 506-- Offence u/ss 328, 427, 506 IPC - Revision against acquittal - Accused acquitted after oral and documentary scanning of evidence - Delay in lodging FIR is not the sole basis for acquittal - Trial Court analyzed the evidence and law in proper perspective and judgment does not suffer from any..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012, Section 35(2), 33-- Sexual offences against children - Directions issued for speedy disposal of cases Viz. : (i) High Courts shall ensure that cases registered under POCSO Act are tried and disposed of by Special Courts and presiding officers of said Courts are sensitized in the matters of child protection and..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 228, 397(2), 482, Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Section 22(d), Constitution of India, 1950, Article 227-- Charge - Order framing charge - Challenge thereto - Stay of proceedings - Wherever stay is granted, a speaking order must be passed showing that the case was of exceptional nature and delay on account of stay will not prejudice the interest of speedy trial in a corruption case - Once stay is..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 439, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 302-- Ninth bail application - Murder case - Accused spent 7 years in jail as under trial and the manner in which trial is being conducted entitles the accused to grant of bail - All the material witnesses of case examined except one which is not even summoned as a witness - No explanation as to why..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trial - Deprivation of personal liberty without ensuring speedy trial is not consistent with Art.21 - While deprivation of personal liberty for some period may not be avoidable, period of deprivation pending trial/appeal cannot be unduly long - Held that while person in custody for grave..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trial - Timely delivery of justice is part of human rights - Denial of speedy justice is threat to public confidence in administration of justice...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 436A, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trials - More than 50% of prisoners in various jails are under trial prisoners - In spite of incorporation of S.436A in CrPC undertrial prisoners continue to remain in prisons in violation of mandate - Directed jurisdictional Magistrate/Chief Judicial Magistrate/Session Judge to holde on..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trial - Each High Court should include achieving speedy trials target and not target of five years for under-trials in custody - If cases can be disposed of earlier, it may be still better - Plans can be revised as per local conditions - Disposal of bail application and cases where trials..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trial - Each High Court frames its annual action plan fixing a tentative time limit for subordinate courts for deciding criminal trials of persons in custody and other long pending cases and monitors implementation of such timelines periodically...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Constitution of India, 1950, Article 21-- Speedy trial - Directions issued: (i) High Courts may issue directions to subordinate courts that: (a) Bail applications be disposed of normally within one week; (b) Magisterial trials, where accused are in custody, be normally concluded within six months and sessions trials where accused are in..........

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